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Apprentice Property Maintenance Operative

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South Derbyshire District Council, Swadlincote
Salary details
£22,366 per annum (Spinal Column Point 2 within Grade 1)
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term for a period of 2 years
37 hours per week
Closing Date
10 May 2024

We are seeking a talented individual to join our maintenance team. Whilst undertaking repairs and various construction maintenance work for South Derbyshire District Council’s Property Team, you will be studying one day a week at South Derbyshire college.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding for some of the different construction trades.

This is a hands-on physical maintenance and repairs apprenticeship.

You will be expected to undertake tasks in occupied and empty properties such as the following:

  • Plumbing: Carry out a range of plumbing repairs and minor installations.
  • Carpentry: Carry out a range of carpentry and joinery repairs and installations including installation and/or repair of various windows, doors and frames, UPVC components, framed ledged & braced, ledged and braced and internal plywood doors; fences, soffits, fascia and bargeboards. Joinery work including the fitting of and/or repair to architraves, skirting bath panel and frames, the fitting of kitchen units and worktops, the fitting and repair of double-glazed units, locks, floorboards, and stud walls.
  • Plastering: Patch plastering
  • Painting & Decorating: Carry out a range of painting and redecoration tasks including prepare and clean surfaces using methods such as scraping, sanding and steam cleaning; remove old wallpaper and loose paint; repair cracks and holes in walls and joinery by applying fillers/ sealant. Prepare/sand surface for application of decorative product.
  • Groundwork: Carry out a range of groundwork, fencing and clearance repairs and renewals.

Other duties as deemed reasonable by the Building Services Manager.

Provisional Interview Date: 24 June 2024

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.